Real Estate Auction
Morris Township - Tioga County, PA

United Methodist Church
State Route 287, Morris, PA

Sold $51,500
plus 10% Buyers Premium
(Sunday, October 27th at 2pm)

4,140 Sq. Ft. Area, .63 Acre Corner Parcel
5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 
2 Kitchens, Boilers, Garage

OGMs Included (No Lease)

Close To:
SGL #268 (3,023 Acres)
Tioga State Forest (164,975 Acres)
Wilson and Babb Creeks


Real Estate Information: 

Owner: Trustees of the Morris United Methodist Church
Address: 1990-1994 SR 287, Morris, PA 16938
County: Tioga
Municipality: Morris Township
Zoning: None
School District: Southern Tioga 
Approximate Age: 1895 Parsonage 1936 church
Parcel #: 25-2M-59 and 25-2M-58
Deed Book #: 209 Page: 372 and Deed Book #: 440 Pages: 24-27
Approximate total parcel size: .63 Acre 
Approximate 2019 Taxes: Currently tax exempt
Approximate Living Area: 4,140 Square Feet
Property Description: 

Style: 2 ½ Story frame

Parsonage- 1994 State Route 287

First Floor: 

Enter a pair of Victorian doors with windows to an enclosed front porch with linoleum, six windows and a hanging light, then enter through a set of screen doors and Victorian doors with windows and a mail slot to a foyer with carpet, 5 branch brass hanging light, access to sanctuary, second floor and a living room with carpet, lighted ceiling fan and access to an eat in kitchen and a dining room with carpet, hanging 5 branch chandelier, sconce lighting and access to an eat in kitchen with wood laminate floor, lighted ceiling fan, like new Whirlpool propane stove, Formica counters, Kenmore lighted stainless steel exhaust hood, wood cupboards and cabinets, double bowl stainless steel sink with a potscrubber faucet, Maytag dishwasher, Roper side by side refrigerator with ice and water on door, like new Kenmore propane dryer, Kenmore washing machine, access to a basement and a half bathroom with linoleum, vanity, mirror on wall, sconce lighting above, Oak towel rack and coat hooks. 

Second Floor: 

Access from foyer, Cherry spindled bannister, leads to a large hallway with carpet, multiple book shelves, hanging brass five branch chandelier and two large front windows, bedroom with carpet, overhead lighting, 3 windows, large closet with drawers and wood shelves, bedroom with carpet, 4 windows, lighted ceiling fan, large architectural closet and cabinets and access to attic, bedroom with carpet, multiple books shelves, hanging 5 branch brass chandelier with medallion and a lighted closet, bathroom with linoleum, Oak vanity, Corian counter, double mirrored medicine cabinet with multiple light bar above, linen closets, Oak towel bars and a heat lamp in exhaust fan, bedroom with carpet, overhead lighting, architectural closet with drawers and two windows, bedroom with carpet, 5 branch brass hanging light, closet with sliding Birch doors and shelf and a large window. 

Attic: Access from bedroom, lighted, clothes closet, full, floored and insulated. 

Basement: Access from kitchen, pegboard on stairs and shelf, full concrete floor, shelves and access to parsonage basement. 


Electric: 100 Amp breakers

Hot Water Source: 2017 American propane fired 40 gallon hot water heater

Heat: 2015 Crown propane fired hot water boiler with 4 zones and a full, 500 gallon above-ground tank owned by Hellers Gas. There are two unvented wall units on first floor, there is a full, 250 gallon propane tank owned by Williams Oil Company.

Water: Drilled well with a shallow well pump and a pressure tank. 

Sewer: In-ground septic system 

There is a Radon Mitigation system in the building. 

Sanctuary and banquet area 1990 State route 287

First Floor:

Enter a steel front door with window and a panic bar to a foyer with carpet, overhead attic access, lighted broom closet with a window, shelves, coat hooks, overhead attic access and rope to ring the bell, another lighted closet with shelves, coat rack and a window, access through double wood swinging doors to the main sanctuary with carpet, 8 hanging globe lights, two ceiling fans, 4 stained glass windows, rear exterior access and open through accordion sliding doors to a large banquet area with linoleum, fluorescent lighting, a walk in lighted coat closet with a shelf, basement and kitchen access and a classroom with carpet, one way window to sanctuary and overhead attic access, large two part kitchen with linoleum, wood and metal cupboards and cabinets, 40” Whirlpool propane stove, lighted ceiling fan, fluorescent light, Formica counters, service window to banquet area, double bowl stainless steel sink, extra deep double bowl stainless steel sink, another serving window, single bowl porcelain sink, rear exterior access and access to an office area with linoleum, two large wood doors to the banquet area, fluorescent lighting, large lighted double coat closet with two pine bi-fold doors, Formica desk area and a sitting room, front exterior access and access to parsonage front foyer, a half bathroom with linoleum, pine shelf, mirrored medicine cabinet with sconce light above, lighted exhaust fan and a clothes hook. 

Attic: Crawlspace only with ceiling access

Basement: Access from banquet area, shelves on stairs, carpeted stairs, sump pump, concrete floor, three classrooms with fluorescent lighting and a rear exterior access.


Electric: 100 Amp breakers 

Heat: Weil Mclain oil fired hot water boiler with a 275 gallon oil storage tank in a separate cellar. 

Exterior: Vinyl siding, metal channel drain roof, wood sided, bilco basement doors, asphalt shingle roof, rear concrete porch with roof and trellas, storm doors and windows, thermopane windows, exterior water and electric sources, motion exterior spotlights, concrete sidewalks, handicap ramps, large iron church bell out front, working bell in church, street lights and a large gravel parking lot. 

Garage: 18’ x 18’ detached frame with a sliding door for car, man door, electric, asphalt shingle roof, overhead storage and shelves. 

Notes: Windows have curtains and mini blinds

There is good cell service

Property is bound by Back Street, Liberty Lane and State Route 287 

Personal property in building day of auction will remain there at settlement

Property is graced with Rhododendron, Morning Glories and Shrubs.  

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